Why Sleeping In On School Days May Be Good for Teen Health
California teenagers can snooze a little later this year, thanks to a newly implemented law that says most high schools and middle schools cannot start before 8:30 a.m. and 8 a.m., respectively. That law—the first in the country to set statewide mandates for school start times—isn’t only big for California students, but also for public-health experts fighting against what the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has called an “epidemic” of teen sleep deprivation. Both the AAP and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have long opposed early-morning class times and advocated for middl...
Source: TIME: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Sleep Source Type: news

Ezra Miller: A Timeline of Trouble That May Derail ‘The Flash’
A chronology of the arrests, disturbances and court orders that are causing headaches for the Warner Bros. superhero movie. #arrests #ezramiller #superheromovie #warnerbros (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patient-Identified Most Bothersome Symptom for Migraine Patient-Identified Most Bothersome Symptom for Migraine
A novel patient-centric measure that identifies the most bothersome symptoms of migraine could help inform preventive treatment decisions.Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Long Covid causing 'wider set' of symptoms than previously thought - expert offers advice
LONG Covid, defined by the World Health Organisation as an illness that occurs within three months of infection, currently affects 1.8 million people in the UK. Symptoms typically include brain fog and headaches, but according to recent findings, the list is growing. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to Know About Long COVID in Kids
There are lots of outstanding questions about Long COVID. How many people have it? Why do some develop it and not others? Do effective treatments exist? When it comes to kids and Long COVID, there are even more questions and fewer answers. It wasn’t until earlier this year that experts even reached a consensus definition for pediatric Long COVID to use in research: one or more symptoms that last at least 12 weeks after a case of COVID-19, affect daily life, and can’t be explained by an alternate diagnosis. “There are a whole host of things that we’re just trying to figure out,” says Dr. Kathry...
Source: TIME: Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

How to Exercise When It ’ s Really Hot Outside
For people in many parts of the U.S.—as well as large portions of the world—the phrase “record heat” has been a regular part of the recent forecast. While that doesn’t mean you have to move your favorite outdoor workout into the gym, you may need to do it a little differently. Here’s what experts recommend for staying safe and active outdoors. How hot is too hot to exercise outside? There’s no precise temperature at which it becomes unsafe to exercise. It comes down to individual factors, according to Melissa Kendter, a personal trainer, running coach, and functional training speci...
Source: TIME: Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized climate change Exercise & Fitness freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Extra Polio Shot Offered to London Children as Concern Grows
UK health authorities will offer children under 10 living in London an additional dose of polio vaccine amid rising concern about a comeback of the disease. While nobody has tested positive for infection with the type of polio virus that can cause paralysis, authorities have nonetheless found it in several London sewage samples recently. This suggests “there is some level of virus transmission” in parts of London that “has gone beyond a close network of a few individuals,” the UK Health Security Agency said in a statement. The UK’s vaccine expert advisory committee recommended offering the ext...
Source: TIME: Health - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tim Loh and Dong Lyu/Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Vaccines wire Source Type: news

Pandemic Brought More Woes for Kids Prone to Headaches
Title: Pandemic Brought More Woes for Kids Prone to HeadachesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/9/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - August 10, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Tippi Hedren: Alfred Hitchcock star's 'crippling' chronic headaches after 'shock' injury
TIPPI HEDREN is best known for her Hollywood career after being discovered by director Alfred Hitchcock in 1961. However, the actress suffered from "crippling" chronic headaches which resurfaced after an accident on set. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: The Fight Against Malaria, What More Should We Do?
[Daily Trust] Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease that affects humans, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. Malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever, tiredness, vomiting and headaches. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 9, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ketorolac and Metoclopramide for Migraine in the ED Ketorolac and Metoclopramide for Migraine in the ED
Is this combination therapy an effective strategy for the acute treatment of pediatric migraine in the ED?Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Treatment options for migraine
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a 30-year-old woman who has had migraines since I was a teenager. My pediatrician said it was likely hormonal, since they often occurred during my menstrual cycle. Over the years, I have tried various prescription and over-the-counter medications to treat migraines, as well as preventive therapies, but I continue to struggle. I feel as if my headache days are increasing. I often miss work and cannot participate in activities with friends… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 7, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Teenage footballer, 15, has surgery for brain tumour after doctors misdiagnosed him with long Covid
Kane Allcock, 15, who plays for Crewe Alexandra's youth team, had been suffering from persistent headaches after testing positive for coronavirus on New Year's Eve 2021. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

8/9 -- Pandemic Brought More Woes for Kids Prone to Headaches
TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 -- Add more frequent headaches in kids who are already vulnerable to them to the list of ills associated with the pandemic. Before the pandemic, 60% of kids reported headaches on less than 15 days of the month. After the start... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 4, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Pandemic Brought More Woes for Kids Prone to Headaches
TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 -- Add more frequent headaches in kids who are already vulnerable to them to the list of ills associated with the pandemic. Before the pandemic, 60% of kids reported headaches on less than 15 days of the month. After the start... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 4, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news